fennelsoup3

Fennel, Leek & Parmesan Cheese Soup

We returned to Umbria, Italy a couple of weeks ago and found the weather here to be very cool and rainy at the time. We live in a stone...

southwestchili4

3 Bean Southwest Chili

I am always looking for new tasty ideas for my weekly soup or chili. I like to include as many vegetables, grains, and/or beans as I can to create...

Salmonmustard1

Crispy Wild Salmon With Creamy Dijon Mustard Sauce

  In the past year, I have tried to incorporate wild salmon into our dinner menus at least once a week. As well as being delicious tasting, wild salmon...

Raisin Bran Muffins

Raisin Bran Muffins

Start your morning right with these healthier bran muffins. Do you ever crave bran muffins? I do.  I was meeting a friend for coffee last week and I was...

carrot coup

Roasted Carrot Soup

I have been working hard to incorporate carrots into my weekly menus recently after reading about the health benefits of this common vegetable including the fact that they are...

Catalan Spinach

Catalan Style Spinach

A power packed spinach recipe that features garlicky wilted spinach tossed with pine nuts and raisins. I used to pick up a little serving of a recipe like this...

figballs3

Fig Amond Energy Balls

My husband is an avid cyclist, and is always looking for easy, energy packed snacks he can pack on his longer rides. His favorite snack recently has been dried...

kalegrapefruitsaladnew6

Kale, Grapefruit, & Avocado Detox Salad

There are days that come along after I have overindulged in my eating, or had a glass or two of wine, that I wake up in the morning and...